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The town hall of Pontchâteau
The town hall of Pontchâteau
Coat of arms of Pontchâteau
Coat of arms
Pontchâteau is located in France
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Country France
Region Pays de la Loire
Department Loire-Atlantique
Arrondissement Saint-Nazaire
Canton Pontchâteau
Intercommunality Brivet et Brière
 • Mayor (2001–2008) Bernard Clouet
Area1 55.79 km2 (21.54 sq mi)
Population (1999)2 7,773
 • Density 140/km2 (360/sq mi)
INSEE/Postal code 44129 / 44160
Elevation 0–52 m (0–171 ft)
(avg. 7 m or 23 ft)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.

Pontchâteau is a commune in the Loire-Atlantique department in western France.

Notable people

See also